About Rochester National Karate

Since 1973, the National Karate Academy has been dedicated to helping men, women and children discover the benefits of martial arts training.

Physical strength, flexibility and weight control are developed through high repetition natural body exercises.

Mental confidence is achieved from time-tested & effective self-defense skill.

NK training teaches respect, self-discipline and perseverance.

NK’s black belt professional instructors are highly trained and dedicated to help all students achieve their life goals.

For information about our free trial program for new students, please click here.  

2711 Commerce Drive NW, Suite 600

Rochester, MN 55901

(507) 280-6546

rochester@nationalkarate.com

Director: Mr. Bruce Nelson

Instructors: Mr. Chad King, Mr. Robert Degen,  Mr. Joe Burkhard & Mr. Helson Emmanuelli, Ms. Nadia Wood,  Ms. Jennifer Hall, Ms. Abby Hall, and Ms. Alina Hyder

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About Mr. Bruce Nelson

Mr. Bruce Nelson started martial arts training in 1980. He joined the National Karate team in 1986 under the direction of Mr. John Worley, Mr. Mark Schindler and Mr. Scott Masterton.

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Promotion Day!

January 15, 2018, 4:30pm - April 16, 2018, 7:00pm

Today is promotion day. No regularly scheduled classes. Full uniform is required. Good luck!

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Promotion Day!

January 15, 2018, 4:30pm - April 16, 2018, 7:00pm

Today is promotion day. No regularly scheduled classes. Full uniform is required. Good luck!

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